Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1922, Ipswich.

Died: 6th January 1944; age: 21; Killed by a Japanese sniper in Burma.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 5832886.

Regiment: Queen’s Own, Royal West Kent Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Taukkyan War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Stella Valerie Gibbs, of Ashford, Kent.


Harry Gibbs, born June 1897, 103, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich – died 1925, Ipswich.

Mother: Mary Gibbs (nee Whatmore).


In 1942, Ashford, Kent, Frederick married Stella Valerie Couzens, born 1922, Croydon, Surrey.

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